Open Heaven Devotional 12 August 2023: The Whisper of God

Open Heaven Devotional 12 August 2023
Open Heaven Devotional 12 August 2023, Saturday

RCCG Open Heaven Devotional 12 August 2023 Message written by Pastor E.A Adeboye

TOPIC: The Whisper of God

“And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.” – (1 Kings 19:12)

READ: 1 Kings 19:9-14 (KJV)

In John 13:21-30, during the Last Supper, Jesus said someone was going to betray Him and Peter made John the Beloved ask Jesus who the person was. John asked and Jesus responded in a whisper that only John could hear.

In one of our Holy Ghost Services, God said, “All my sheep hear my voice, but very few hear my whisper”. There is a difference between when God speaks and when He whispers. When you hear God’s whisper, you will be several steps ahead of your colleagues. You will become number one in whatever you have set out to do. I pray that you will begin to hear God’s whisper from today, in Jesus’ name.

To hear God’s whisper, you must be closer to Him than everyone else. Before John heard Jesus’ whisper, the Bible tells us in John 13:25 the position he took: “He then lying on Jesus’ breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?”

You cannot be closer to a person than the fellow lying on his or her chest. That is the position that you must take. You must get so close to God that you can practically hear His heartbeat. Only a few people are as close to God as this and you will see that they are addicted soul-winners because God’s heart beats for the souls of men.

The good thing is that God is willing to bring you very close to Him. He said in James 4:8:

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

The question however is, are you willing to draw near to Him and if so, how closely? Every time you sin, a distance is created between you and God (Isaiah 59:1-2, Psalm 66:18). The first thing you therefore need to do to get close enough to God to hear His whisper is to be holy. Once you are holy, God will begin to tell you things that are for your ears only. Do you want to hear God’s whispers and become a custodian of divine secrets?

Draw closer to Him in holiness, soul-winning, and fellowship today.

Father, please let me begin to hear your whispers from today , in Jesus’ name.

Jeremiah 28-30

Hymn 30 – When we walk with the Lord

Open Heaven Devotional 12 August 2023 Message is written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries.

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